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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-25T21:49:08-0400
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease are poorly controlled even for patients who frequently visit their physician, leading to large numbers of preventable cardiovascular events such as ...
The overall goal of this study is to develop and test effectively framed mobile health (mHealth) messages to promote medication adherence in teens with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
1. Assessing the perception of Canadian Primary Care Physicians towards global cardiovascular risk assessment. 2. Correlating physician perceptions to actual practice data, gathere...
To investigate the contributions of neighborhood environments to the distribution of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk across different age ranges and racial/ethnic groups, using data from...
Cardiovascular risk factors and disease burden has been showed to affect more deeply to poorer populations. People who live in slums are the most vulnerable subgroup in the populations whe...
Given the poor efficacy of disease modifying treatments and evidence that Alzheimer's Disease (AD) pathophysiology begins in middle-age, efforts to reduce the substantial disease burden have shifted t...
Individuals who suffer from major cardiovascular events every year have one or more risk factors. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment is an important strategy for the early identification of ...
An increasing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in low-resource settings demands innovative public health approaches.
To determine the accuracy of general practice recording of prior cardiovascular disease (CVD) at the time of CVD risk assessment and whether recording impacts on CVD management.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and is also a major cause of disability worldwide. Indeed, even in well-treated patients for hypertension or dyslipidemia, there is still a high ca...
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. It also includes cardiac conditioning and SECONDARY PREVENTION in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk profile.
A specialty concerned with the nursing care of patients suffering from disorders of the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM as well as those identified as at risk for adverse cardiac or vascular events.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
ANGINA PECTORIS or angina-like chest pain with a normal coronary arteriogram and positive EXERCISE TEST. The cause of the syndrome is unknown. While its recognition is of clinical importance, its prognosis is excellent. (Braunwald, Heart Disease, 4th ed, p1346; Jablonski Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed). It is different from METABOLIC SYNDROME X, a syndrome characterized by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA, that has increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
A major and the second most common isoform of apolipoprotein E. In humans, Apo E4 differs from APOLIPOPROTEIN E3 at only one residue 112 (cysteine is replaced by arginine), and exhibits a lower resistance to denaturation and greater propensity to form folded intermediates. Apo E4 is a risk factor for ALZHEIMER DISEASE and CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.